• Short Summary

    A lack of funds could cause the United States ski team to be cut back for next year's winter Olympics at Innsbruck, in Austria.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Skiers down ski slope (4 shots)
    0.34

    2.
    SV Time keepers
    0.37

    3.
    SV Member of the skiing team speaks
    01.14


    TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ 3):"This is the foundation of our entire team. This is where the kids of tomorrow are coming from. And these are the group of kids to be cut off if it happens. The average age of the kids here are right about -- the girls are right about sixteen to eighteen years old. The men are right about eighteen to nineteen years of age. And these are the races that will be our future teams for '76 and '80. And, right now, it's very crucial -- it's crucial every -- that we have sensible programmes; sensibly funded programmes. You don't built a team overnight. You don't have funding one year and not the next. You've got to continue on through, year after year.




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    Background: A lack of funds could cause the United States ski team to be cut back for next year's winter Olympics at Innsbruck, in Austria.

    The coaches say that the team, at full strength could be the country's best ever. But a shortage of money -- for which the sport mostly relies on public subscription -- will probably lead to some members being dropped in the next few weeks.

    And the younger team members, who compete on the Pan Am circuit around America and Canada while their seniors race in Europe, would be the ones sacrificed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9OZ025L40RHUIDHTMT9N1ZA1R
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OZ025L40RHUIDHTMT9N1ZA1R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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